Archive | April, 2015

Discovery Grove Offers Environmental Education to St. Croix Residents and Visitors

Discovery Grove is a rare eco-retreat at Estate Canaan at the base of Blue Mountain, nearest the north shore in St. Croix’s rain forest (though it is slightly short on annual...

AZ Academy “Arrests” Prominent Members of the St. Croix Community

This Friday, May 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. AZ Academy will host its sixth annual Jail-or-Bail Fundraiser.  It will take place during Jump-Up on Strand Street in Christiansted (across from...

New Inter-Island Ferry Unveiled

A new passenger ferry to run between St. Croix and St. Thomas is in the works.  It will carry up to 49 passengers at a time.  The target fare is $50 for a one-way trek, which is...

Habits of Caribbean Life

                    When you make the leap to island life on St. Croix, there are some lessons that will be ingrained in your mind...

St. Croix Food & Wine Experience: New in 2015 and Taste Results

The 2015 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience took place April 12 – 18, raising funds for the St. Croix Foundation.  This event is listed on Forbes Travel top ten international...

Characters of the Caribbean: Artist Laura Ballard

How did you find yourself living on St. Croix? I moved to St.Croix in 1998. My husband and I had very demanding careers and we decided to rediscover island life.  I was raised in...

Parenthood in the Caribbean

                          When you have a child on St. Croix, there are noteworthy difference versus bringing up baby...

An Island Upbringing

                    Imagine an existence where all you know is summer.  Every day offers the chance to get outside and enjoy the...

Dealing with Rock Fever

                  Some St. Croix residents could stay happily on-island for life without leaving, perfectly content on their little rock....

Avoid Option Overload: Enjoy the Simplicity of Island Life

                    When you move from the United States mainland to St. Croix, you narrow life down to a 7 by 28 mile space. Your...